Meaning:lightning; blessed
Set baby on the path to a charmed life with this Swahili boy's name. Meaning "blessing," Barack also commands attention thanks to US president Barack Obama. It comes from the Swahili word baraka, and is also linked to the Hebrew name Baruch. Its second meaning, "lightning," has just enough of a superhero feel to delight any little guy. Barack also appears in the Christian Bible as a warrior who wins a battle alongside the prophetess Deborah.

Famous People Named Barack

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  • Barack Obama
    United States President
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